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Australia and New Zealand
FSANZ Food Standards Code
NZFSA Guideline for Validation/Approval of New Marine Biotoxin Test Methods - Shellfish Quality Assurance

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Fish, Seafood and Production

FAO - Codex Alimentarius: Code of Practice for Fish and Fishery Products
Codex Alimentarius Commission
Report of the U.S. Delegate, 34th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (2001)

EU Directives, Preparatories, Legislation and Information
Controls on Products of Animal Origin Intended for Human Consumption
Council Directive 91/493/EEC: Health Conditions for Production/Marketing of Fishery Products
EU Export Certification List Reports - FDA
EU - Key Questions Related to Import Requirements (2006)
European Food Safety Authority
European Union Law
Export Help Desk for Developing Countries
Exporting to the EU - Resources for US Seafood Industry
Food and Veterinary Office, Inspection Reports
Food Contaminants and Residues (2001)
Food Safety Section, Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection
How to Export Seafood to the EU - NOAA
Import Conditions for Animals and Animal Products
Legislation Search Engine
Residues of Veterinary Medicinal Products

FAOSTAT - Fisheries
FAO - Review of the State of World Fishery Resources: Marine Fisheries
The Regulatory Framework Governing International Trade in Fishery Products - Globefish
Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures
The WTO Sanitary and Phytosanity (SPS) Agreement: What You Need to Know
World Trade Organization
WTO - Members and Observers
WTO Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement Notifications for Fishery Products

Updated Fish List - Food Standards Agency


21 CFR Part 11: Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures - Scope and Application (2003) - FDA
21 CFR Part 101: Food Labeling - FDA
21 CFR Part 110: Current GMP in Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding Human Food - FDA (2001)
Action Levels for Poisonous or Deleterious Substances in Human Food and Animal Feed - FDA (2000)
Bioterrorism Act of 2002 - FDA
Certification of Fish and Fishery Products for Export to the EU and European Free Trade Association - FDA
Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register - FDA
Common or Usual Names for Catfish - FDA (2002)
Compliance Policy Guides - FDA (2002)
Country of Origin Labeling - USDA
Do Your Own Establishment Inspection - FDA (1994)
Draft Guidance for Industry: Q&A Regarding the Reportable Food Registry (Ed. 2) - FDA (2010)
Guidance for Industry: Referral Program from the FDA to NOAA Seafood Inspection Program for the Certification of Live and Perishable Fish and Fishery Products for Export to the EU and the EFTA - FDA
Guidance for Industry: Refusal of Inspection or Access to HACCP Records Pertaining to Fish (2001) - FDA
Evaluation of HACCP for 1998/1999 - FDA
Evaluation of HACCP for 2000/2001 - FDA
Evaulation of HACCP for 2002/2003 - FDA
Evaulation of HACCP for 2004/2005 - FDA
Export Certificates - FDA
Export Programs Guide: A Business Guide to Federal Export Assistance  - US Dept. of Commerce

FDA - Dockets Management
FDA - Food Code
FDA - Food Guidance and Regulation
FDA - Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
FDA - Food Safety Mondernization Act - Registration (2012)
FDA - Food Security Preventive Measures Guidance (2002)
FDA - Import Alerts for Fishery/Seafood Products
FDA - Imported Seafood Safety Program
FDA - Importing Food Products Into the US
FDA - Issued/Supported Export Certificates for Foods
FDA - Response Letter on Carbon Monoxide Treatment of Tuna (GRAS Notice No. GRN 000015) (2000)
FDA - Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Chapter IV: Definitions and Standards for Food
FDA - Food and Cosmetic Guidance Documents
FDA - Seafood Information and Resources
FDA - The FDA Seafood List: Updates for 2013
Federal Register
Fish and Fisheries Products Hazards and Controls Guide, 4th ed. (2011)
Fish and Seafood Promotion Act Provisions: Seafood Marketing Councils (2007)
Guidance for Industry: Q&A Regarding Establishment and Maintenance of Records (2012) - FDA
Guide For the Control of Molluscan Shellfish (2007) - ISSC/FDA
Gulf Oyster Regulation - Text of California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Sections 13675 and 13676

Importers and Filers: Food Security Preventive Measures Guidance - FDA (2007)
Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference Documents - ISSC
Label Declaration of Allergenic Substances in Foods - FDA (1996)
Mandatory Inspection of Catfish and Catfish Products - Proposed Rule - USDA (2011)
Molluscan Shellfish Information for California
National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods (NACMCF)
National Shellfish Sanitation Program - FDA
National Shellfish Sanitation Program Guide for the Control of Molluscan Shellfish (2011 Revision) - FDA
Notice to Dealers Regarding Raw Oysters - CA Dept. of Public Health
Notice to Retailers Regarding Raw Gulf Oysters - CA Dept. of Public Health
Product Specifications for Nonstandardized Products - USDC (1989)
Seafood Fraud: FDA Program Changes and Better Collaboration Could Improve Detection/Prevention - (2009)
Seafood Processing and Inspection (18 AAC 34, 2007) - Alaska DEC
Secondary Direct Food Additives Permitted in Food for Human Consumption: Acidified Sodium Chlorite Solutions - FDA (1999)
USDA - Country of Origin Labeling
USDC Export Inspection-Certification Program - Importers and Exporters: Your Global Inspection Solution
USDC Verified Facilities of Fishery Products Treated with Carbon Monoxide and Filtered Smoke Gas (2003)
U.S. Standards for Grades of Fishery Products - USDC

Updated: 7 June 2013


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